Archive for the ‘community’ Category

Since 2007, Riding the Vortex has been presented as panel of women in architecture, usually Black women, talking about their experience in the industry and offering a place for other people to share their stories. We presented twice in the Fall of 2016. The following is a summary of Riding the Vortex XV at the […]


Since 2007, Riding the Vortex has been presented as panel of women in architecture, usually Black women, talking about their experience in the industry and offering a place for other people to share their stories. We presented twice in the Fall of 2016. The following is a summary of Riding the Vortex XV at the […]


Last month on a chilly Sunday, I drove roundtrip from Virginia to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. My daughter questioned why I was doing this. I did not have a short explanation, but I felt this was something I had to do. Last year, a colleague, a fellow Black woman architect was killed in what is assumed to […]


Fun & Funds In early May, I attended a alumni basketball game featuring my high school, Thoms Dale, and the cross town rival, LC Bird. Proceeds benefitted, TRAK*D an organization started by my friend, Lachelle Waller, PhD, to fund a summer program to teach science and technology to local K-5 students. I wrote about the […]


Fun & Funds In early May, I attended a alumni basketball game featuring my high school, Thoms Dale, and the cross town rival, LC Bird. Proceeds benefitted, TRAK*D an organization started by my friend, Lachelle Waller, PhD, to fund a summer program to teach science and technology to local K-5 students. I wrote about the […]


At the end of the December the San Francisco 49ers held their last game at Candlestick Stadium. I used to live less than a mile away and walked to the stadium a couple of times to attend a game. A San Francisco colleague, Tyra Fennell, wrote about the dichotomy of the Forty-Niner’s stadium and the […]


At the end of the December the San Francisco 49ers held their last game at Candlestick Stadium. I used to live less than a mile away and walked to the stadium a couple of times to attend a game. A San Francisco colleague, Tyra Fennell, wrote about the dichotomy of the Forty-Niner’s stadium and the […]


Remember

11Sep13

<Flickr photo by jenn I will always remember and pause for a moment on  9-11. From my social media feeds I guess everyone is doing the same today. This is one of those days when we all unite as community to remember. At the time I worked with someone from New York. We turned on […]


Flickr photo by JonoTakesPhotos Yesterday as I was leaving my house, I was held up from turning on feeder road near my house by a man in an electric scooter passing by. He was “driving” in the road. Several cars were lining up behind him as they waited for an opportunity to pass him on […]


Flickr photo by JonoTakesPhotos Yesterday as I was leaving my house, I was held up from turning on feeder road near my house by a man in an electric scooter passing by. He was “driving” in the road. Several cars were lining up behind him as they waited for an opportunity to pass him on […]